To perform skilled administrative support, financial accounting duties, investment procedures, and other related duties.
Employees working in this job class work under general supervision and usually receive some instruction with respect to details of most assignments, but are free to develop their own work sequences within established procedures, methods, and policies. They are often physically removed from their supervisor and are only subject to periodic supervisory checks.
No formal supervisory authority, except in the County Treasurer’s absence. In the County Treasurer’s absence, serves as a work leader over department staff.
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other essential and nonessential functions as assigned or apparent to meet the ongoing needs of the department and organization. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential requirements of this position.
Requires an Associate’s degree in Finance or Accounting from a two-year college or technical school, plus three or more years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position.
Prior experience working with legal descriptions and real estate taxes is preferred.
Must be bondable. Valid Minnesota driver’s license required. Employment reference checks and a criminal background check will be performed as part of the pre-employment process.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
High Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals. Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
High Skills Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient at using the following software:
County Payroll Software, E-time, Webfusion, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, AS400, Application Extender, Internet, and other job-related software.
Ability to Travel
Travel required for quarterly and other occasional meetings in and out of Aitkin County. Some of these meetings require leaving before and returning after normal business hours.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should consistently demonstrate the following competencies (definitions attached or available upon request):
Ethics, attendance/punctuality, safety and security, dependability, analytical, design, problem solving, project management, technical skills, customer service, interpersonal skills, oral communication, written communication, teamwork, change management, leadership, quality management, business acumen, cost consciousness, diversity, organizational support, judgment, motivation, planning/organizing, professionalism, quality, quantity, adaptability, initiative, strategic thinking, and innovation.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equipment and Tools
Computer, copier, fax, telephone, printer, 10-key Calculator, hand tools, folder, shredder, postage machine, emergency weather-alert system, county-owned vehicles, personal vehicle (requires proof of insurance on file), and other job-related equipment.
Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, use of fingers, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Must have the ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent performs light to medium work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Working safety is a condition of employment. Aitkin County is a drug-free workplace.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Aitkin County reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice
The County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Our Vision: We strive to be a county of safe, vibrant communities that place value on good stewardship of local resources.
Our Mission: Aitkin County’s mission is to provide outstanding service in a fiscally responsible manner through innovation and collaboration with respect for all.
Our Core Values: Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity, People-Focused, Professionalism
Job Type: Full-time